Laura Delaney with kids on a medical mission to the Dominican Republic

Something to crow about

Assistant professor named PA of the Year and an Engaged Scholar Faculty Fellow Laura Delaney, PA-C’99, M.P.A.S., had provided health care …
Yogesh Shah, center, reconnected with several of the Ugandan physicians who experienced rotations in Iowa, through DMU, while they were medical students.

Ugandan physicians reflect on DMU, Iowa experiences

Juliet Babirye, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., is a lecturer in infectious disease and non-communicable disease control in the Makerere University College …
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DMU students to provide health services in Kentucky, Dominican Republic

When his first patient exclaimed, “My heart is on fire!”, then-first-year DMU osteopathic medical student Marshall Sheide was sure the …

DMU Senior Health Fair praised by AARP International

Des Moines University’s annual Senior Health Fair, which will occur this year on Saturday, Nov. 7, was named one of …
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Ugandan students gain, give insights on health care and culture

Brian Esele and Joseph Makoba returned to Uganda this summer after a medical rotation in Iowa with new friends, new …

October conference will focus on education for sustainable global health

Ignorance and misinformation can cause a world of hurt. That’s certainly the case when it comes to maintaining and enhancing …
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Adjunct faculty spotlight: Thomas Benzoni, D.O., AOBEM, FACEP, ABFM

When he was 10 years old, Thomas Benzoni was happily hurtling downhill on his bicycle when the front wheel fell …
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Global Health Learning Collaborative to explore social determinants of health

The factors defining your health have a lot to do with where you are born, how and with whom you …
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Stretching beyond comfort zones

As a fourth-year medical student, Mali Schneiter delivered twins — by herself — in a hospital in Uganda. Classmate Nicole Cook counted potentially …
Laura Delaney, PA-C, M.P.A.S.

Delaney named Iowa Campus Compact Faculty Fellow

Laura Delaney, M.P.A.S., PA-C, assistant professor in the Physician Assistant program, was selected as one of four faculty members from across …

Global Health Club hosts first aid at refugee soccer tournament

Students from the DMU Global Health Club partnered with refugee placement and support service organizations to provide first aid services at …

DMU leaders invited back to White House for climate and health summit

J.D. Polk, D.O., M.S., M.M.M., CPE, FACOEP, dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Yogesh Shah, M.D., M.P.H., associate dean …